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cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
20 Oct 2019 11:19AM
Can't they go back to the sea? ...well seen 😁
Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2019 11:21AM
I used to use these for starters years ago!
KateGrin
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
20 Oct 2019 12:13PM
Looks to be fairly full , great find Cliff
Ian
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
20 Oct 2019 2:06PM
Great for SS , Cliff!

Jukka.
20 Oct 2019 2:27PM
Weird... very weird.
20 Oct 2019 2:44PM
Umm what happens to them now? I used to love Oysters many years ago.



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saltireblue Plus
12 13.0k 82 Norway
20 Oct 2019 2:46PM
Wonder what they get recycled as...?
capto Plus
10 7.0k 31 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2019 3:16PM
Who ate all the oysters? Smile
ivor
BillRookery 6 2 4 England
20 Oct 2019 3:21PM
Interesting
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
20 Oct 2019 5:33PM
great find
20 Oct 2019 5:58PM
A great find Cliff..Lin
Toobi_Won 11 77 8 England
20 Oct 2019 7:11PM

Quote:Wonder what they get recycled as...?

Oysters used to be a staple of the poor, Malc resulting in tons of shells for recycling. They would be burnt to produce lime, which would be used in mortars, plasters and early concretes. (Roman, etc.) They would even be used as a lime wash on buildings.
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
20 Oct 2019 10:16PM
Interesting info above - but the thought of swallowing the contents..................ugh.
Joan
Toobi_Won 11 77 8 England
21 Oct 2019 11:16AM

Quote:Interesting info above - but the thought of swallowing the contents..................ugh.
Joan


i agree, the first person to try an oyster must have been pretty damned hungry!Sad
Chinga Plus
11 61 3 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 11:55AM
If crushed they make good road tiles...
Well spotted. Isabel GrinGrinGrin

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